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2003 GMC Envoy (Trailblazer). How...
2003 GMC Envoy (Trailblazer). How do I RELEASE the hand brake auto adjust feature to get the rotor/drum over installed new shoes ? The adjuster on the wheel is all the way in, and I need slack in the cable.
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I am sorry for the long waitare these new or the old rotor/drums you are re installing ?
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